Historical Events In 1939
Friday, 22 January 2021
Sep 04 In the year 1939 the Polish ghetto of Mir is exterminated
Sep 05 34th Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in Haverford (3-2) in the year 1939.
Sep 05 Cornelis J "Cor" van Ast, Dutch actor/director (Two Boys), dies at 67 in the year 1939.
Sep 05 The US proclaims its neutrality in WWII a position that would last until 12/7/1941 in the year 1939.
Sep 06 On this day in history 1st German air attack on Great-Britain in WW II
Sep 06 In the year 1939 arthur Rackham, artist/illustrator (Grimm's Fairy Tales), dies at 71
Sep 06 In the year 1939 south Africa declares war on Germany during WWII.
Sep 07 In the year 1939 radio NY Worldwide-WRUL begins radio transmission
Sep 08 In the year 1939 fDR declares "limited national emergency" due to war in Europe
Sep 09 Nazi army reaches Warsaw in the year 1939.
Sep 09 S M Tretjakow, writer, dies at 47 [or Aug 9] in the year 1939.
Sep 10 Canada declares war on Germany on this day in history.
Sep 10 Canada declares war on Germany during WWII in the year 1939.
Sep 10 On this day in history hMS OXLEY, sunk by "friendly fire " off Norwegian coast, south of Stavanger in North Sea torpedoed in error by RN submarine 'Triton'.
Sep 11 Battle of Kutno-pocket: Germans advance to Warsaw on this day in history.
Sep 13 First (tethered) flight of the Vought-Sikorsky VS-300, one of the first viable American helicopters in the year 1939.
Sep 14 In the year 1939 british fleet attacks German U-39 boat
Sep 15 Australian government announces the mobilisation of the militia and the establishment of the Second AIF for service abroad on this day in history.
Sep 16 On this day in history 53rd US Womens Tennis: Alice Marble beats Helen Hull Jacobs (60 810 64)
Sep 16 Yanks clinch pennant #11 on this day in history.
Sep 17 German U-29 sinks British aircraft carrier Courageous, 519 die on this day in history.
Sep 17 HMS COURAGEOUS sunk south west of Ireland by 2 torpedoes from German U.29. 514 men lost from crew of 1,260 on this day in history.
Sep 17 Invasion of Poland by the Red Army in the year 1939.
Sep 18 In the year 1939 bob Whittaker, (Rep-R-KS, 1979- )
Sep 18 On this day in history polish govt of Moscicki flees to Romania
Sep 19 British Expeditionary Force reaches France on this day in history.
Sep 20 In the year 1939 british fleet takes German U-27 boat
Sep 21 Armand Calinescu, premier of Romania, murdered on this day in history.
Sep 21 In the year 1939 heydrich orders ghettos established in occupied Poland, under "Judenrats".
Sep 21 Reinhard Heydrich meets in Berlin to discuss final solution of Jews in the year 1939.
Sep 23 In the year 1939 cookie Lavagetto goes 6 for 6-Dodgers get 27 hits & beat Phillies 22-4
Sep 23 Sigmund Freud, created psychoanalysis, dies at 83 in the year 1939.
Sep 24 Carl Laenmie, film producer, dies in the year 1939.
Sep 25 In the year 1939 german Luftwaffe strikes Warsaw with (fire)bombs